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Devils in the Details - 2/1/21: Four for the Fourths Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 2/1/21

NHL: JAN 31 Devils at Sabres
New Jersey Devils left wing Miles Wood (44) scores goal past Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton (40) during the New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres NHL game on January 31, 2021, at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY.
Photo by John Crouch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

The Devils managed to get a point in the first game of the weekend’s series against the Sabres but fell in a shootout. Buffalo won, 4-3. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NJ.com] [NorthJersey.com]

And then the Devils rebounded on Sunday with a commendable outing in front of Eric Comrie in his first start with the team. Miles Wood, Michael McLeod and Nathan Bastian impressed on the “fourth” line, scoring four of the team’s goals, as the Devils beat the Sabres 5-3. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NJ.com] [NorthJersey.com]

COVID-19 list from Sunday:

Congrats to the Carricks, who welcome a new addition:

In his limited time on the ice this season, Mackenzie Blackwood has looked pretty good. A look at how he stacks up: [The Hockey Writers]

The Devils make a healthy jump in Scott Wheeler’s 2021 prospect pool rankings, up to No. 11. The future is looking up, friends. [The Athletic ($)]

Hockey Links

Rangers defenseman Tony DeAngelo, never far from controversy, has been waived after a confrontation with a teammate on Saturday. [The Athletic ($)]

Marco Rossi won’t play this season with the Wild and has returned home to Austria because of complications from COVID-19. Thankfully it sounds like Rossi is expected to make a full recovery. [The Athletic ($)]

Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports that the league feels it has about a week of buffer time to make up games after the scheduled conclusion of the regular season and before the postseason begins. [Sportsnet]

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